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Folding a Trapezoid into a Rectangle
This Demonstration shows how to fold a trapezoid into a rectangle.
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Izidor Hafner
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In [1], this transformation is called a tube-cyclic dissection of a trapezoid to a rectangle.
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[1] G. N. Frederickson,
Piano-Hinged Dissections
, Wellesley, MA: A. K. Peters, 2006 pp. 50–51.
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Published: January 16, 2013
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